Loser Stories: Indianapolis: Ron Smith

Loser Stories: Indianapolis: Ron Smith

Losing Our Religion is a podcast framed around human stories, losing religion, and letting go of ideologies that divide us from one another. Oh, and drinking together.  This is Ron Smith's story, written by Ron himself.

I was nine when we attended our first service, and the reason we started going is my great-grandmother gave my mother, who is quite cynical towards organized religion, a severe guilt trip about going to church...

65,000 Downloads Today and My Emotional Thoughts About It.

65,000 Downloads Today and My Emotional Thoughts About It.

When we started this podcast less than a year ago.  NEVER did I imagine that we would have this far a reach.  I am enjoying the ride, and it's you that keeps the ride enjoyable.  I have always been a person that goes from one thing to the next with relative ease.  Except when it came to leaving institutional church, never did I know the depths of where it would take me in actually losing my religion as well.

Losing Valentines Day

Losing Valentines Day

Valentine's Day has always been awkward for my wife and I.  I've always been the holiday worshipper in our relationship.  The one who decorates for Christmas fusses about what we're doing for Thanksgiving.  Even giving my wife a card on Mother's Day WHEN SHE IS NOT A MOM!

Jesus & Satan at a Bremerton High School Football Game?

Jesus & Satan at a Bremerton High School Football Game?

This recent Bremerton High School Football Coach praying stuff wasn't much of a big deal to me until the Seattle Satanist got involved.  Then I began to realize, I must really be losing my religion, cause Satanist being able to pray to the fucking devil ought to be just as much allowed at a High School Football game as a Christian coach praying...